Saturday, May 18 2013 12:48 PM EDT2013-05-18 16:48:01 GMT
The family of an Albany teenager who died on Friday, isn't sure how they'll pay for her funeral. 16-year old Keyanna Lang died from a heart condition. Due to her illness the family couldn't keep lifeMore >>
The family of an Albany teenager who died on Friday, isn't sure how they'll pay for her funeral.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 8:00 AM EDT2013-05-18 12:00:09 GMT
In its effort to hire 10,000 new employees in May, Dollar General will host a career fair at Dollar General located at 2017 N Slappey Blvd. in Albany, Ga. on Saturday, May 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.More >>
The event is held as part of the major retailer's effort to hire 10,000 new employees in May...More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:58 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:58:09 GMT
A student-led effort to help cancer survivors ended up being a big success at a Lee County School. Friday students at Twin Oaks elementary school donated the proceeds from their effort to the Cancer CoalitionMore >>
A student-led effort to help cancer survivors ended up being a big success at a Lee County School. Friday students at Twin Oaks elementary school donated the proceeds from their effort to the Cancer Coalition of Southwest Georgia.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:44 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:44:12 GMT
Furloughs for Marine Corps Logistics Base workers could start in less than two months. About 2,000 workers at the Albany base will have to take up to 11 unpaid days off in the next fiscal year that startsMore >>
Furloughs for Marine Corps Logistics Base workers could start in less than two months.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:43 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:43:28 GMT
The Rat Pack came back to Albany Friday night. Sinatra and Friends performed at Doublegate Country Club to raise money for the Albany Symphony Association. The guys who play the roles of Frank Sinatra,More >>
People danced the night away to Frank Sinatra tunes.More >>
February 8, 2006
Albany -- Planners are hoping to get a $100,000 federal grant to pay for a park along the trail. The second phase of the Greenway Trail will expand it north to Philema Road and south to Albany State. Albany Tomorrow hopes to build a trail-head park on property now owned by Oxford Construction.
"There will be some soft surface trails. There will be two wildlife observation decks in wooded areas: one overlooking the river, the other overlooking some ponds. It will be a nice amenity - a little different than anything else we've had so far," said ATI President Tommy Chatmon.
In 1999, DNR gave the county a $100,000 to do the project but when it was delayed, the grant expired. Now, ATI is asking the DNR to give back the money. It will take at least a year to finish the trail expansion.
A new gateway to welcome travelers to Albany is going up now. Crews are installing the massive pillars at Oglethorpe and Front Avenue downtown. That part of the road will be closed for a couple hours next Tuesday night so a huge arch can be constructed.
The city is using sales tax money to pay for the $650,000 gateway project. Planners choose the Oglethorpe corridor because more than 30,000 cars drive through that intersection daily.